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A MAN for All Reasons?

Derek Law, the Director of Information Services and Systems at Kings College and chair of JISC's ISSC, details his vision of the cooperation between the library sectors blossoming through the use of Metropolitan Area Networks.

March 1996, issue2, feature article

Alta Vista Vs. Lycos

Tracey Stanley presents the results of a detailed comparison of the two main search engines of today, Lycos and Alta Vista.

March 1996, issue2, feature article

E-print Archives: Key to Paperless Journals

John MacColl on why electronic print archives are the key to paperless journals.

March 1996, issue2, feature article

Electronic Libraries Programme (eLib) Update

Recently, a wave of new projects under the umbrella of the Electronic Libraries Programme was announced. A consequence of this is that a large majority of the HE institutions in the UK are involved in at least one eLib project (is yours?), as well as many non HE organisations and institutions. Here, we give brief details of some of these new projects.

March 1996, issue2, feature article

Spotlight on BIDS

BIDS is put under the spotlight by Isobel Stark, a BIDS trainer amongst other things, who gives us her thoughts on one of the UK's most well-known networking services. Linked from this article are responses from BIDS people.

March 1996, issue2, feature article

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A Thread of Ariadnes

One of my previous lecturers jokingly said that once you had a title, logo and an acronym for your project, 80% of the work was done. Except I'm not so sure she was joking, now. Ariadne took (relatively) little time to be decided on as a title, but as it turned out, many other projects around the world, and one in particular in the UK, shared this greek mythological name. This has caused problems; for example, lists of digital libraries/training projects occasionally get us mixed up with the Ariadne project at Lancaster. Dr. David Nichols from this Lancaster project gives a brief run-down of other projects that have taken the name Ariadne.

March 1996, issue2, odds and ends

Poem and Cartoon

March 1996, issue2, odds and ends

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Burnside Writes

John Burnside confesses that the electronic page does not provide the experience he wants as a writer or for his readers.

March 1996, issue2, regular column

Copyright Corner

Charles Oppenheim details some of the legal issues associated with electronic copyright management systems.

March 1996, issue2, regular column

Down Your Very Long Way Away

We take a look at the library and networking facilities in more remote places around the world; in this issue, we feature the Faroe Islands.

March 1996, issue2, regular column

Down Your Way

Alison Kilgour takes a look at the networking facilities inside Glasgow University Library.

March 1996, issue2, regular column

Interface

Interview with Jill Foster, director of Mailbase and Netskills.

March 1996, issue2, regular column

Minotaur

In our regular sceptic's column, information nirvana in the form of the Net has not yet reached Ruth Jenkins.

March 1996, issue2, regular column

Sideline

Chris Bailey goes to Heathrow, not to watch the planes but to attend a networking conference.

March 1996, issue2, regular column

View from the Hill

Matthew Evans, Chairman of Faber and Faber and of the recently formed Library and Information Commission, in discussion with Lorcan Dempsey.

March 1996, issue2, regular column

Wire: Email Interview with Chris Lilley

Chris Lilley submits to an interview by email.

March 1996, issue2, regular column

review
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Checkout Reviews

Summary of reviews available from this and other issues of Ariadne.

March 1996, issue2, review

editorial
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Editorial Introduction to Issue 2

John Kirriemuir introduces Ariadne issue 2.

March 1996, issue2, editorial

tooled up
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From the Trenches: Network Services on a Shoestring

Jon Knight describes how Linux is a cheap and useful operating system for library systems units and the like.

March 1996, issue2, tooled up

Netskills Corner: NCSA Mosaic Web Browser

In this Netskills Corner, Brian Kelly describes a UK-Wide collaborative (combined directional Web and IRC chat-like system) meeting.

March 1996, issue2, tooled up

event report
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Netskills eLib Project Launch

John Kirriemuir on the Netskills eLib project launch.

March 1996, issue2, event report

Report on the 'Networked Information in an International Context' Conference

Chris Bailey at the "Networked Information in an International Context" conference.

March 1996, issue2, event report

project update
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Netskills: A Major Training Programme

The Netskills Team explain how the need for training has never been greater.

March 1996, issue2, project update

SEREN: Sharing of Educational Resources in an Electronic Network

Ian Lovecy from Bangor University describes SEREN, a project from the Electronic Document Delivery section of the eLib programme. SEREN aims to provide the software to enable the Welsh HE community to maximise use of the library resource-base in Wales before turning to BLDSC and other suppliers.

March 1996, issue2, project update

SOSIG: Social Science Information Gateway

SOSIG was established with funding from the Economics and Social Research Council (ESRC). The Electronic Libraries' Programme (eLib) funds a Documentation and Training Officer, Lesly Huxley, under the Access to Networked Resources umbrella to raise awareness of - and train people to use - SOSIG. Here Lesly provides background to the service and describes the Internet for Social Scientists workshops she is running at Universities around the country.

March 1996, issue2, project update

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